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Posted On: Jul 8, 2021

Toddler Teacher

Lumin Education

Dallas,TX, usa
Email: jobs@lumineducation.org


The Toddler Guide reports to the Lumin Bachman Lake Community Classroom Supervisor and leads a Montessori classroom for children ages 18 months to 3 years.

Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@lumineducation.org

MUST be eligible to work in the USA

Responsibilities:

• Conduct high-fidelity Montessori Toddler class for 8 children

• Observe and coach respectful interactions with children and demonstrate methods of positive discipline, redirection, structured choice, and healthy communication.

• Create and maintain environment and implement curriculum so as to:

▪ Develop secure relationships with children and encourage trust and emotional security;

▪ Provide opportunities for sensory and motor exploration;

▪ Encourage self-awareness, autonomy, and self-expression;

▪ Support children’s emerging communication skills;

▪ Encourage the development of gross and fine motor skill and;

• Maintain close, frequent, and effective communication with parents, and encourage parents’ participation in their children’s education through observation, volunteering, and participation.

• Supervise indoor and outdoor play areas to monitor children’s safety.

• Maintain required records and minimum standards for licensed childcare centers.

• Provide two parent-teacher conferences per year for assigned students.

Qualifications

• Must be Montessori certified in Assistants to Infancy (AMI).

• Knowledge and experience in child development and early childhood education; principles of child health, safety, and nutrition; and adult learning principles.

• Respect for cultural, ethnic, socio-economic, and linguistic diversity.

• Ability to build relationships of trust and respect with Lumin staff, children, and parents.

• Experience working with infants and toddlers.

• Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

• Must be motivated and able to work independently as well as part of a team.

• Must demonstrate a positive attitude.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires the ability to perform the following job requirements, with or without reasonable accommodations: kneeling, bending, sitting on the floor, pushing, pulling, running, jumping, mopping, dancing, sweeping, singing, standing, twisting at the waist, raising arms above the head, rising from kneeling/sitting position, and lifting/carrying children up to 5 years.

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